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Forecast includes warm temperatures, dry conditions

Forecast includes warm temperatures, dry conditions

RAS gardenFarmers and gardeners around Central Illinois should enjoy the forecast for the next few days, which includes more spring-like temperatures and no rain in sight until Thursday….Read More

Courtesy of the Pantagraph


A World of Color: Renowned Muralist Partners With Area Teens to Brighten Bloomington

A World of Color: Renowned Muralist Partners With Area Teens to Brighten Bloomington

students painting muralRegional Alternative School students are expanding their imaginations beyond the walls of the building.

For the past few days, they’ve been heading outdoors, moving toward a goal of putting their creativity in the spotlight. Read More

Courtesy of WMBD news


Muralist, RAS students paint picture of hope

Muralist, RAS students paint picture of hope

mural_pantagraphAbbey Otto believes people look down on her school because many students there were in trouble at their previous schools, but she hopes a mural she’s working on will change people’s minds. Read more

Courtesy of the Pantagraph


State school officials tour RAS, tout state funding increase

State school officials tour RAS, tout state funding increase

RAS tourAndrew Osborne, 17, of Normal didn’t mind the interruption in his geography class Thursday because he knew the visitors might win the state funding to let hundreds of students like him across Illinois to remain in school…. Read More

Courtesy of the Pantagraph


Regional Safe Schools program seeing diminshed funding

Regional Safe Schools program seeing diminished funding

dimishedfunding_WJBCIllinois’ Regional Safe Schools Program (RSSP) is one of many education programs that saw more funding cuts this fiscal year. Read More

Courtesy of WJBC


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